In a continuing effort to be the country’s leading investment destination, the Government of Odisha, in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), hosted a Curtain raiser for Make in Odisha conclave and Investors’ Meet in New Delhi.
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik attended the meeting, and interacted with ambassadors from over 30 countries and over 50 delegates, representing various industries from across India.
Suresh Chandra Mahapatra Chief Secretary, Government of Odisha, welcomed the august gathering and initiated the Ambassadors’ meeting. Mahapatra shed light on how Odisha has been one of the major breakout states in the country in terms of development, registering impressive GSDP growth rates year-after-year and industrializing at break-neck speed.
Odisha has had an impressive ride soaring even higher with a strong foundation that has been laid under the leadership of our Chief Minister.
Speaking about the land of Odisha or Kalinga as it was known then Mahapatra said “Odisha has been famous for trade and commerce. Today, Odisha is the largest producer of steel, stainless steel, and aluminium in India. We are emerging as a leader in sectors like chemicals and petrochemicals, textiles and apparel, IT and ITeS, Food Processing and others. We are also attracting investments in new age sectors like green hydrogen and green ammonia, data centers, EV and EV component manufacturing to name a few.”
Speaking about The Make in Odisha Conclave’22 Mahapatra stressed that “Our flagship investment summit has been conceptualized to not just showcase these vast existing and emerging opportunities in Odisha but also to build a platform for global leaders to discuss the future of business, trade and commerce, skilling and much more.”
Addressing the esteemed guests Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha, extended his warmest of greetings to the dignitaries stated that “Odisha is one of the fastest growing economies in India and has consistently grown above the national average in the last decade and a half. We are fast emerging as a major industrial destination in eastern India because of our natural resource advantage and strategic location.
Over the last 20 years, my government has focused on leveraging these natural advantages through progressive policy, efficient administration, and technological interventions.”
Concluding his address and extending a hearty invitation to the dignitaries attending the meet the Chief Minister said “The Make in Odisha Conclave’22 will be held in Bhubaneswar from 30th November to 4th November 2022. and invited them to participate the event asw a Partner Country of Odisha during the conclave.The chief minister assured them all cooperation.